Category Archives: Non Fiction

Publicans of the Port Nicholson District in the Colony of New Zealand by Hilda McDonnell

Publicans Of The Port Nicholson District in The Colony Of New Zealand … including Coglan’s at Petone, Buck’s at the Taita & James Brown’s at Upper Hutt. In addition: Scotch Jock’s at Pari-pari and Thoms’ Inn at Parramatta Point. Publicans … Continue reading

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Portuguese in Aotearoa 1826–1886 by Hilda McDonnell

Portuguese in Aotearoa: they came to NZ from Portugal In April 1881, the new colony of New Zealand had 207 people who were born in ‘Portugal (this is including the Azores, Cape de Verd, and Madeira)’. Only 19 of this … Continue reading

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Half a world Away by Julia Stuart

Eastbourne in Wartime 1899 – 1922 The book covers three decades, two wars and one community whose families were separated by military conflict during the early twentieth century. While it’s focus is the eastern bays of Wellington Harbour the story … Continue reading

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Help! My Story Has the Mary-Sue Disease by L C Morgenstern

Mary-Sue Disease is like Chicken Pox: Every author’s work comes down with it at least once and it’s not hard to cure …if you know how. Have you been told that your character is a “Mary Sue” because they have … Continue reading

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Divine Intervention by Raymond JH Spencer

This book is set in 5 parts and the author goes into detail about the many and varied psychic experiences and his interaction with spirits over a 20 year period – Part One: provides details of the author’s early life … Continue reading

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Homological Composition by Nonen Titi

A Philosophical Perspective. Book 3 in The Music of Life series. What do quantum physics, cosmology, biology and psychology have in common? They’re all driven by information. Modern philosophy is stuck in linear thinking. But how can we come to … Continue reading

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The Lives of Alice Pothron by Jenny Harrison

Written with Evelyne Pothron In July 1939, Emile and Alice Pothron, naturalized American citizens, traveled to their native France for a much-needed six-week vacation. It would be four years before they would return to the United States with their daughter … Continue reading

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